Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Dauphin Island” in chapter 1.50, section c.1.50.43, page 174 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
... the gulf off Mobile Bay.
In order to personally look after the shelling operations the admiral would run down the island on the gulf side, land in a small boat opposite the mortar fleet, and cross Dauphin Island , which was very narrow at that point.
He would meet a small boat on the sound side, which conveyed him to the mortar fleet.
On these trips he was usually accompanied by one man, his secretary o...
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